Jaboukie Young-White, Freddie LaBeija, MJ Rodriguez and the cast of Pose FX highlight BET’s #29DaysofQueerExcell
Freddie LaBeija of The House of LaBeija said, “I am the Father of The House of LaBeija and have overcome so many obstacles in my own life in order to improve the lives of others and bring the House of LaBeija back to its former glory.” #BETQueerAF
#29DaysofQueerExcellence Meet: ICON Freddie LaBeija of The House of LaBeija.
"I am the Father of The House of LaBeija and have overcome so many obstacles in my own life in order to improve the lives of others and bring the House of LaBeija back to its former glory." #BETQueerAF pic.twitter.com/VzCb4YXm6w
— BET (@BET) February 4, 2020
The Black Queer Excellence campaign also serves as the first release from a new social franchise, Queer as F**k. This will also include a 3-part documentary series and other original programming, BET announced in November
I empower Black queer voices through @slaytvnow. With SLAY, black & brown queer, trans and non-binary people can see themselves in media and have their stories told authentically by people from the community. It's activism. #BETQueerAF pic.twitter.com/IDQfXDnn0p
— BET (@BET) February 9, 2020
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s correspondent and comedian Jaboukie Young-White will be included as one of the members of BET’s “The Future 40” List, presented by Walmart. “The Future 40” names entertainers, writers, entrepreneurs, and other “of the most inspiring and innovative vanguards who are redefining what it means to be unapologetically young, gifted & Black.”
Follow the hashtags #29DaysofQueerExcellence and #BETQueerAF to see more.